When we asked our friends about stress, a lot of them mentioned work, but we also heard a fair amount of anxiety about home life, parenting, and combos of money, love life, preschool and pregnancy. We reached out to an expert on mindfulness (who’s also taught preschool) to help frustrated parents and non-parents find ways to de-stress.
By Elizabeth Foley-Campos
As a veteran preschool teacher, I’ve witnessed parents going through good times and bad. It’s no easy task caring for a classroom of children, so if you’re one of those parents who’ve had a meltdown if front of your child’s caregiver know this: We totally understand you!
I’ve made the transition out of the classroom and into private practice to explore my personal interest in mindfulness. Simply stated, mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. …